How Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan, Lost Vote of No Confidence

The Story Embattled Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan has been removed after losing a parliamentary vote of no confidence. How did he lose? Khan’s exit from office had become a matter of time after he was abandoned by coalition allies, alienated from the military leadership, and faced with an exodus of parliamentarians from the … Read more

Political Tussle Triggers Constitutional Crisis In Pakistan

The Story A vote of “no confidence” against Prime Minister Imran Khan was blocked by the parliament’s speaker Asad Qaiser last week. That, and the subsequent dissolution of the National Assembly, has triggered a constitutional crisis. How? Explaining the reason for blocking the “no confidence” vote, Qaiser said the motion violated Article 5 of the … Read more